The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) in the Eastern Cape says it has serious difficulties in successfully prosecuting crimes related to illegal circumcisions.
The head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Shamila Batohi, has assured members of Parliament that the entity will be steadfast in its independence while prosecuting those responsible for the recent violence and looting in the country.
The National Consumer Commission is urging members of the public to report any overpricing following mass looting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng last week.
The National Prosecuting Authority’s Investigating Directorate says it’s making progress in prosecuting people allegedly responsible for the plundering of state-owned enterprises and rampant corruption.
The National Police Commissioner General, Khehla Sitole, has dismissed Deputy National Commissioner, Bonang Mgwenya, following damning crime allegations against her.
The South African Police Union (SAPU) has welcomed the suspension of Deputy National Police Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya, saying the Police Ministry cannot move forward if corruption continues.
It has been confirmed that National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole has suspended Deputy National Commissioner Bonang Mgwenya.
The National Assembly has passed a resolution that former NPA boss Nomgcobo Jiba and Special Director of Public Prosecutions Lawrence Mrwebi should not be reinstated.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has told the National Assembly that any form of donor money to the NPA will be managed by National Treasury and declared through proper processes.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to name and announce the new National Director of Public Prosecutions at the Union Buildings in Pretoria today.